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Ruhk "The Dandy"'s page

700 posts. Alias of BoggBear.


Full Name

Ruhk Ekensköld

Race

Magus 1 - HP 11/11 | AC 15 T 13 FF 12 | Ft +4 Rf +2 Wi +1 | Init +2 | Perc +4 |

Gender

Male

Size

6'6''

Age

20

Alignment

Cha/good

Deity

Cayden Caelian

Languages

Taldane, Skald, Elf, Draconic

Strength 14
Dexterity 14
Constitution 14
Intelligence 16
Wisdom 8
Charisma 12

About Ruhk "The Dandy"

INITIATIVE: +2 (+2 Dex)

MOVE: 30'

HIT POINTS: 11 (1d8 Mag, +2 Con, +1 Favoured)

AC: 15 (+3 Studded leather, +2 Dex)
Flat-footed: 13
Touch: 12

SAVES:
Fort: +4
Ref: +2
Will: +1

BASE ATTACK BONUS: +0
Melee Attack: +2
Ranged Attack: +2

ATTACKS:
Battle axe 1H: Melee
Attack: +2, Dmg: 1d8 +3, Crit: 20/x3, Range: 0

Battle axe 2H: Melee
Attack: +2, Dmg: 1d8 +4, Crit: 20/x3, Range: 0

Composite Short Bow: Ranged
Attack: +2, Dmg: 1d6 +2, Crit: 20/x3, Range: 80

FEATS:

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Fast Learner:
Skill focus: Stealth

RACIAL ABILITIES:

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Focused Study: Humans gain one bonus skill focus feat at lv 1, 8 and 16.
Skilled: +1 Skill point per level.
+2 Int

TRAITS:

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Fast talker: +1 Trait bonus on Bluff, Bluff is always a class skill.
Company Lumberjack: You have been logging in the Darkmoon Wood for a few years now, and whether you were born there or not, Falcon’s Hollow has become as close to home as any place you could name. You frequently come into town for supplies, but this time there is something different. The town has never been what you would describe as friendly, but people are even less outgoing than normal. You have heard some rumors about people getting sick lately, but the coughing is more widespread than you would have expected. Your years as a lumberjack may not help with what is going around, but it has given you a great deal of experience with an axe. You deal an extra 1 point of damage when using any sort of axe.

CLASS ABILITIES:

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Arcane Pool: 4
Spell Combat

SPELLS:

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SKILLS:

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(2 Mag, 3 int, +1 Favored, +1 Human = 7 ranks)
Bluff: +6 (1 Rank, +1 Cha, +3 Trained, +1 Trait)
Knowledge (Arcana): +7 (1 Rank, +3 Int, +3 Trained)
Intimidate +5 (1 Rank, +1 Cha, +3 Trained)
Perform (Oratory): +2 (1 Rank, +1 Cha)
Profession (Baker): +3 (1 Rank, -1 Wis, +3 Trained)
Stealth: +5 (1 Rank, +2 Dex, Feat +3, -1 Armor)
Use Magic Device +5 (1 Rank, +1 Cha, +3 Trained)

EQUIPMENT:

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Studded leather
Battle axe
Hatchet
50' Rope
Cloak
Travelers outfit
Backpack
10 days of rations
Cheap jewellry
39 GP

BACKGROUND:

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Ruhk was born to Ulfen immigrants who came to the city of Oldfen on foot after disembarking at the capital of Andoran.
His father was a hardworking hunter and his mother a herbalist.
Because of the often dour nature of his father and the somewhat distant air of his mother, most people are surprised that Ruhk grew up to be the man he is today, especially after earning the nickname of "the dandy".

Even as a child, Ruhk loved the outdoors, but he also loved being the centre of attention.
Often the young boy would come home covered in grass stains as well as cuts and bruises only to spin an amazing tale of daring do and adventure.
Behind every bush lurked hideous monsters who he would defeat with only a stick after a massive struggle, and fortunes were found underneath ever rock (only to be given to the deserving or lost again before returning home).

Had the young boy not also showed a talent for magic and swordplay, it is likely that his dour father would have disowned him when he came of age.
As it were, Ruhk continued to get in trouble, but he also sharpened his ability to talk his way out of it, sometimes by being polite and (somewhat) contrite, sometimes by bluffing, and sometimes by telling such a tall tale that the offended party could not help but laugh.

Another kind of trouble Ruhk often got into was stalking friends, neighbours and relatives(few as they were) in the streets, and he became quite decent at surprising the mostly human populace of Oldfen.

Eventually, all good things must come to an end, and for Ruhk, it was his fathers strong "Suggestion" that he would leave the home to find gainful employment, preferably far FAR away from home, for an extended time.
That sounding like too much hard work, and knowing it would be more fun to once again thumb his nose at his father, Ruhk instead decided to simply move to the next town over and work as a lumberjack.

APPERANCE AND MANNERISM:

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Ruhk was blessed (or cursed) with hair that started turning white at a young age, and by his 20tieth birthday his mane of hair is snow white, giving him a somewhat older appearance.
His beard his cropped short and shows similar signs, having developed a salt and pepper colour (More pepper than salt so far).

His skin has taken on a slightly weatherworn look with an almost permanent tan due to the time he spends outdoors.

When Ruhk is out hunting he moves with agility and stealth, but as soon as he enters a social situation he changes.
When speaking to others he tends to declare more than simply talk, prone to using more words than necessary and smile a lot.

With a nickname like "The dandy" it is not surprising that Ruhk cares a great deal for his outwards appearance, as long as there is water to be had, he bathes or washes every day, cleans his clothes and combs his hair.
In addition, he has a habit of adorning himself with jewellery whenever he gets a chance(most of this is later given away to friends or lovely ladies).


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